San Francisco Zen Center's City Center building (exterior)San Francisco Zen Center’s City Center building (exterior)
Photo by Shundo David Haye

Designing Sacred Architecture:
Julia Morgan and Zen Center

Friday evenings, October 5 and 12
Saturday afternoon, October 13
City Center, San Francisco

As part of the statewide, month-long celebration of Julia Morgan, Zen Center and the American Institute of Architects co-sponsor a series of events to recognize and celebrate the architectural and spiritual aspects of sacred spaces.

The series of four events highlights City Center, Zen Center’s urban temple, designed by Julia Morgan.

 For more information about statewide Julia Morgan events in October please visit the Landmarks California website

 

 

300 Page Street, A Place of Refuge
Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, San Francisco City Center
This photographic exhibit in the halls of the San Francisco Zen Center tracks the life of 300 Page Street from home for Jewish women to Zen Buddhist temple.
Price: Free

Starting Monday, October 8th through October 31st, the exhibit will be open Monday-Friday between: 9:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 4:00pm daily.

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Living With Morgan: The View From Within
Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, San Francisco City Center
Artwork and writing by current and past residents of 300 Page Street.
Price: Free

Starting Monday, October 8th through October 31st, the exhibit will be open Monday-Friday between: 9:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 4:00pm daily.

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Eventbrite - The Architecture of Julia Morgan and Sacred Spaces

The Architecture of Julia Morgan and Sacred Spaces
Friday, October 12, 7:30 pm, San Francisco City Center
A panel of architects, including Susie Coliver, Paul Discoe, Craig Hartmann, and moderator Mitchell Schwarzer will discuss the architecture of sacred spaces and Julia Morgan’s work, including the building at 300 Page Street.
Price: $25 per person ($20 members/students)

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Eventbrite - Moving in Space: Architectural  Awareness as Mindfulness Practice

Moving in Space: Architectural Awareness as Mindfulness Practice
with Victoria Austin, Christopher Shelton, Karin Payson, Galen Cranz and Glenn Lym
Saturday, October 13, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., City Center, San Francisco

A workshop to explore our relationship to the space in which we live, move, and work.
Price: $40 per person
Limited to 50 participants 

Educational Sponsor - American Institute of Architects
3.5 AIA Learning Units available
Limited to 50 participants

What meaning is carried by the built environment, and how does it influence the most basic levels of our shared and individual lives?  This workshop was created by architects, Buddhist practitioners and yogis to explore the awareness of built form as a spiritual, meditative practice as ancient as shelter itself.

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Please Note: The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Tour originally scheduled for Saturday, September 29 has been canceled.